Journal of Photonics for Energy

Editor-in-Chief: Sean Shaheen, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

The Journal of Photonics for Energy (JPE) covers fundamental and applied research areas focused on the applications of photonics for renewable energy harvesting, conversion, storage, distribution, monitoring, consumption, and efficient usage.

On the cover: The figure is from the article "Resonant absorption for multilayer quantum well and quantum dot solar cells" by Maxime Giteau et al., in part 1 of the JPE Special Section on Novel Photovoltaic Device Architectures, guest edited by Fatima Toor and Ian Sellers for JPE Volume 12 Issue 2.

Featured Content

Hot-carrier dynamics and transport in III–V heterostructures for photovoltaic applications

Herath P. Piyathilaka, Rishmali Sooriyagoda, Vincent R. Whiteside, Tetsuya D. Mishima, Michael B. Santos, Ian R. Sellers, and Alan D. Bristow

Hot-carrier multijunction solar cells: sensitivity and resilience to nonidealities

Maxime Giteau, Samy Almosni, Jean-François Guillemoles, and Daniel Suchet

Nonreciprocal photonic management for photovoltaic conversion: design and fundamental efficiency limits

Andrei Sergeev and Kimberly Sablon

Previously Published Special Sections

from the Journal of Photonics for Energy

Novel Photovoltaic Device Architectures (in progress)

Guest Editors: Fatima Toor and Ian Sellers

Radiative Cooling (2021-22)

Guest Editors: Aaswath Raman, Xiaobo Yin, and Peter Bermel

Women in Renewable Energy (October-December 2020)

Guest Editors: Zakya H. Kafafi and Mónica Lira-Cantu

Advanced Materials and Devices for Solar Driven Liquid Fuel and Hydrogen Production (April-June 2020)

Guest Editors: Liejin Guo, Clemens Burda, and Maochang Liu

Solar Energy Solutions for Electricity and Water Supply in Rural Areas (October-December 2019)

Guest Editors: Kerstin Wydra, Fatima Toor, Martina Jaskolski, and Nikolaos Tzoupanos

Thermal Photonics in Energy (July-September 2019)

Guest Editors: Sheng Shen, Andrej Lenert, and Yi Zheng

Festschrift of the 70th Birthday of Zeev "Valy" Vardeny (July-September 2018)

Guest Editor: Paul A. Lane

Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (July-September 2018)

Guest Editors: Chihaya Adachi and Eli Zysman-Colman

Spectral Management for Renewable Energy Conversion (April-June 2018)

Guest Editors: Timothy W. Schmidt, Felix N. Castellano, Rowan W. MacQueen, and Murad J. Y. Tayebjee

Solar Fuels Photocatalysis (January-March 2017)

Guest Editors: Jeremy Pietron and Roland Marschall

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CiteScore 2020:  3.7

Impact Factor*: 1.836

5-Year Impact Factor *: 2.08

h5-index:  22

  *Source: Journal Impact Factor TM, from Clarivate, 2021

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